Gale, Ron. (2003). People Swimming near Sea Birds on Michaelmas Cay, Part of the Great Barrier Reef, 1987, Collection reference: 7435 Ron and Ngaire Gale Collection.

Queensland stories

Uncover known and unknown stories from across the State and through time.

On 6 June 1859, Queen Victoria signed her approval that the colony of Queensland officially separate from New South Wales. This year, Queensland celebrates its 160th anniversary on Thursday 6 June. At State Library we're creating a digital time capsule of the memorable people, places and events of the state's…
Anthony Alder 1838  1915 Lincoln sheep Homeward Laddie 1895 Oil on canvas 109 x 135 cm John Oxley Library State Library of Queensland ACC 28082

19th century pastoral life on the Darling Downs comes alive in this intimate exhibition of treasures at SLQ.  Explore the prized possessions as well as photo albums, planting journals, and other re

Is technology changing the Queensland lifestyle?
Is technology changing the Queensland lifestyle?
State Library of Queensland is continuing to discover and confirm Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Soldiers of the First World War.
As we hang up our boots after the Commonwealth Games, we will explore some of the economic, environmental and social impacts of large scale events in Queensland...
With limited opportunity for active service, how did women contribute during the tumultuous years of the First World War?
A panel of highly regarded Queenslanders from diverse backgrounds share their stories about what being a Queenslander means to them and discuss the challenges a...
How are wearable technologies impacting our day-to-day lives? To what extent is the digital world merging with the human body and what are the consequences of t...